3303.0 - Causes of Death, Australia, 2009 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/05/2011   
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Diabetes (E10-E14) was the underlying cause of 192 Indigenous deaths, which represented 8.0% of all deaths of Indigenous people in 2009. This is compared with 2.9% of deaths of non-Indigenous people. The median age at death of Indigenous people who died from diabetes in 2009 was 63.1 years, whereas for non-Indigenous people, it was 81.4 years. The sex ratio for Indigenous deaths due to diabetes was 76 male deaths per 100 female deaths.

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